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Bratislava, SK

Senior Software Engineer

About the role

The role of a Senior Software Engineer is a key role in our journey to become a truly service and software driven company. It is your main objective to grow and maintain high quality business applications. This role will combine architecture and design work, and core business software development. It also requires good communication skills as you will be the main contact person for your product development team to outside parties during all phases. Those external parties are the Technical Lead, but also the developer support team, the shared and managed service team, and the security team.


About the team

Our team develops, extends and maintains business applications and its interfaces for the Contract Administration, Technical Accounting and Claim handling. The variety and diversity of both business user group and respective solutions range from very tailored and specialized to backbone applications for hundreds of users. The use cases implemented cover data generation, integration / transformation, data exploitation to BPM. We closely collaborate with other teams and colleagues around the globe to share knowledge and engineer solutions.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Design and develop code for shared/common components used by all our product development teams

  • Communicate details about common components and foster an open/inner source based sharing culture

  • Create a best-in-class developer experience

  • Guide the teams on all involved technology stacks - UI, BFF, backend, QA tooling, build and release pipelines, etc.

  • Identify and collect difficulties in the teams, bring it back to the architecture team, create shared/common components for those issues

  • Code Reviews and Quality Assurance: perform detailed code reviews to ensure code quality, consistency coding standards, and maintainability

  • Problem Solving: leverage experience and technical knowledge to resolve critical problems and optimize software performance


About you

Are you passionate about software development and technology and eager to be the value adding force with an impact? Are you looking forward to bringing in your technical expertise and problem-solving abilities to our software development process and drive technical excellence?

You should cover the following skills and experiences:

  • Proficient in software development using Java and Spring Boot, NodeJS and any major UI framework, such as Angular, React, Svelte, etc.

  • Familiar with various DBMS (PostgreSQL, MS SQL); Azure Data Factor (ADF) is a plus

  • Full stack developer experience a plus with TypeScript, Python, Unix/Windows scripting, etc.

  • Experience in API design and implementation (REST, RPC, SOAP, etc.)

  • Experience in modern software architecture using synchronous, asynchronous integration technologies using RabbitMQ, Azure Service Bus, or Kafka, and other technologies

  • Strong analytical skills, address problems in a structured way, joining your own creative ideas and those of others

  • Strong leadership skills to lead a technical product development team

  • An understanding of insurance/reinsurance business is a plus

  • Proficient in English


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 3200 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.


We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.


About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



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